RI.4.7

Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

 
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Learning About Geotechnical Engineering Through Literature

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this literature study, students travel to a community situated on the Karnali River. This river creates a need for an engineering solution to a serious problem!

 
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Researching Fossils

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students use the Website "Fossils for Kids" to find out some fantastic facts about how fossils tell us that the earth has changed.

 
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Are Elephants Headed for Extinction

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Endangered Animals
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Endangered Animals
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students identify contributing factors to the threat of survival of African elephants.

 
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Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 1

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will explore and understand that the crust of the earth is constantly moving and changing over time due to weathering processes.

 
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building earth s layers
   

Close Read: My Brother Martin - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - My Brother Martin
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - My Brother Martin
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is our third day in our close read of "My brother Martin." by Christine King Farris. We will be diving into the heart of the story and comparing and contrasting the story with a story of two brothers, Cayden and Conner.

 
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will analyze pictures, make real world connections by writing about their own perspectives and embracing the multiple perspectives of their peers.

 
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optical illusion
   

Who Went Where? - Making Observations and Inferences

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Inferences cannot be made without sufficient observational evidence.

 
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gulltracks
   
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ruby Bridges
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Now that we have compared the firsthand account of the story of Ruby Bridges with a secondhand account, we are digging deeper and analyzing the photographs in the firsthand account as well as the illustrations in the secondhand account.

 
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illustrations vs photographs
   

The Search for Text Features

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sources and Text Features
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sources and Text Features
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In the search for text features, students can explore their new text books for ways the author shares information. Create your own graphic to help them remember specific text features and how the authors use them to give information.

Standards:
 
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treasuremap
   

Ruby Bridges Unit Assessment

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ruby Bridges
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ruby Bridges
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will get to show what they have learned about the differences between a firsthand and a secondhand account of a story as well as what they have learned about Ruby Bridges during this unit.

 
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Earth Science Unit Test

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Justin Price
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will show what they know about erosion, glaciers, soil, and interpreting fossil records.

 
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earth science unit test
   

Setting Up Interactive Science Notebooks

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Setting up a system of record-keeping to show the progression of learning.

 
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What Does that Sign Say? Use Text Features to Guide Our Learning

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Exploring Information in Nonfiction Texts
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Exploring Information in Nonfiction Texts
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Text and graphic features can be really useful ways to access to new learning, if you know where and how to look for them.

 
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sign posts
   

Buckling and Bending the Earth's Surface - Weathering Day 2

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will understand some of the weathering processes that influence the shape of the earth's crust.

 
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glacier
   

How do You Know? Connecting Inferences to Facts

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Exploring Information in Nonfiction Texts
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Exploring Information in Nonfiction Texts
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students mix up their inferred ideas with facts. This lesson helps them separate the two.

 
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infer connection
Common Core ELA
 
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